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Adding APU Gmail People to Pidgin

After installing Pidgin you will need to add people to your contacts.  

  • Go to Buddies on the Menu Bar

  • For Account choose <apunetid> (XMPP) 

1. Buddy's username: Is the person's APU email address
2. (Optional) Alias: Can be what you want to see displayed in your contact list
3. Add buddy to group: You can create Groups to organize your buddies, possibly by department.

Click on the Add button.

Repeat as necessary.